According to CQ Roll Call alumnus and current Washington Examiner senior correspondent David M. Drucker, Sen. John McCain has over the past few years evolved into the “conscience of the Senate."
We’re in absolutely no position (sold our soul years ago) to argue whether the Arizona Republican is the moral center Capitol Hill needs or even deserves right now. But spotting the oft-recycled title did spark an interest in trying out other potential modern day superlatives.
Say hello to The FILL IN THE BLANK of the Senate:
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.
Keenly Tuned Id ?
Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.
Dynamic ego ?
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas
Burgeoning superego ?
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Simmering rage ?
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md.
Unflinching optimist ?
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Awe-inspiring stick-to-itiveness ?
Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.
Palpable sense of relief ?
Did we miss anyone?